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Policy Talks @ the Ford School, Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Lecture Series

The social determinants of health in criminal justice reform

Dec 8, 2022, 4:30-5:30 pm EST
Weill Hall, Betty Ford Auditorium (1110)
Join Judge Laurel Beatty Blunt and Dean Celeste Watkins-Hayes for a conversation at the intersection of health policy and criminal justice reform. 

Special Screening of the feature film “She Said”

Nov 28, 2022, 5:30-8:00 pm EST
Michigan Theater
In October 2017, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey of The New York Times broke the story of Harvey Weinstein’s decades of sexual abuse allegations and ignited the #metoo movement. Meet the reporters behind the groundbreaking expose and watch the feature film, “She Said,” based on their book of the same name. A conversation with Kantor and Twohey will follow the movie screening.
Real-World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions

The color of power: The evolving relationship between race, skin color and American politics

Nov 11, 2022, 12:00-1:00 pm EST
School of Social Work, ECC 1840
Dr. Mara Ostfeld,  Associate Faculty Director of Poverty Solutions, an Assistant Research Scientist in the Ford School of Public Policy and a faculty lead at the Detroit Metro Area Communities Study, presents as part of the Real World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions Series. 
Racial Foundations of Public Policy

Racial Foundations of Public Policy: Housing

Nov 10, 2022, 4:00-5:15 pm EST
Watch Party: Weill Hall Betty Ford Auditorium (Room 1110)
The Center for Racial Justice presents John N. Robinson III, in conversation with Dr. Celeste Watkins-Hayes on housing.   

United States general election

Nov 8, 2022, 7:00 am-8:00 pm EST
At your polling location or local clerk's office, or by absentee ballot
Key dates, deadlines, and information about voting in the November 8 general election. The Ford School strongly encourages all eligible voters to make their voices heard.
Real-World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions

Lost boys, invisible men: Policy feedback after marijuana legalization

Nov 4, 2022, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
School of Social Work, ECC 1840
Dr. Nyron N. Crawford, an Assistant Professor of Political Science and a faculty fellow in the Public Policy Lab (PPL) at Temple University, presents as part of the Real World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions Series. 
Racial Foundations of Public Policy

Racial Foundations of Public Policy: LGBTQ rights

Oct 27, 2022, 4:00-5:15 pm EDT
Watch Party: Weill Hall Betty Ford Auditorium (Room 1110)
The Center for Racial Justice, Ford School, and Midwest Institute for Sexuality and Gender Diversity present Bianca Wilson, in conversation with Dr. Celeste Watkins-Hayes on LGBTQ rights.   
Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Ira Shapiro with Chris Marquette

Oct 24, 2022, 6:00-7:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium (1120)
Author, Senate commentator, and former Hill staffer Ira Shapiro joins congressional ethics and accountability reporter for CQ Roll Call, Chris Marquette, for a discussion on Shapiro's new book, The Betrayal: How Mitch McConnell and the Senate Republicans Abandoned America, our current political climate, and the state of democracy in these fractious times.
Ford School
Racial Foundations of Public Policy

Racial Foundations of Public Policy: Health policy

Oct 13, 2022, 4:00-5:15 pm EDT
Watch Party: Weill Hall Betty Ford Auditorium (Room 1110)
The Center for Racial Justice presents Steven Thrasher, in conversation with Dr. Celeste Watkins-Hayes on health policy.

The federal judiciary in the 21st century

Oct 11, 2022, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Hutchins Hall, Honigman Auditorium (Room 100)
A conversation between Jeffrey Minear, counselor to Chief Justice John Roberts, and the Hon. Jeffrey Sutton, chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, about the constitutional roles and responsibilities of the U.S. federal courts to American government and its democratic institutions. 

Center for Racial Justice Visiting Fellows fall welcome symposium

Oct 6, 2022, 4:00-5:15 pm EDT
Weill Hall Betty Ford Auditorium (Room 1110)
The Center for Racial Justice welcomes the inaugural cohort of Visiting Fellows—Dr. Tinu Adediran, Makeda Easter, and Julian Brave NoiseCat—to the Ford School and the University of Michigan. Fellows will be in conversation with Dr. Celeste Watkins-Hayes, founding director of the Center for Racial Justice, to share more about their catalyst projects and their work within the racial justice landscape.
EPI Speaker Series

The on-going evaluation of a volunteer tutoring program for struggling readers

Sep 29, 2022, 12:00-12:50 pm EDT
1210 Weill Hall
Professor Tepper Jacob's talk will tell the story of an on-going evaluation of the Reading Partners program, a successful one-on-one volunteer tutoring program that serves struggling readers in elementary schools serving students from families with low-income
Racial Foundations of Public Policy

Racial Foundations of Public Policy: Reproductive justice

Sep 15, 2022, 4:00-5:15 pm EDT
Watch Party: Weill Hall Betty Ford Auditorium (Room 1110)
The Center for Racial Justice presents Melissa Murray, in conversation with Dr. Celeste Watkins-Hayes on reproductive justice.